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An open and exploratory design-led research centre at Lancaster University
We conduct applied and theoretical research into people, products, places and their interactions.
We work with a variety of organisations to provide fresh perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate innovation.
We offer Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD study opportunities. All our staff are active researchers with extensive expertise in teaching.

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Protein versus Global Warming Potential in the food we eat

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Protein versus Global Warming Potential in the food we eat

Protein versus global warming potential – a meta-analysis of the global warming potential and protein ratios for human food ...More information

Design for Life: creating meaning in a distracted world

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Design for Life: creating meaning in a distracted world

Drawing on wide range of sources and informed by creative practice, Design for Life examines the heart of modern culture and the malaise that underlies today’s moral and environmental crises. It is a malaise that is both deep-seated and fundamental to the modern outlook, which is preoccupied with...More information

PhD Studentships related to Design for the Internet of Things

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PhD Studentships related to Design for the Internet of Things

We are pleased to offer two funded PhD studentships to work in conjunction within Imagination academics in two areas related to Design in the Internet of Things. These two posts provide not only the opportunity to work with leading design academics but in conjunction with the recently established UK Cyber Security Research Hub for the internet of things which includes nine of the country’s leading universities (PETRAS). PhD Design Fiction for The...Read full article

Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

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Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

Nick Dunn's new book, 'Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City', examines the fundamental relationships between being human and urban landscapes at night. The book proposes that our contemporary world of commerce has robbed urban dwellers of something more than sleep. ...More information

Farm biosecurity workshop facilitated by Imagination Lancaster

Farm biosecurity workshop facilitated by Imagination Lancaster

Utilising design thinking to tackle farm biosecurity

Stephen Clune and Emmanuel Tsekleves facilitated two biosecurity hackathons  on behalf of the N8 Agri-food network, University of Sheffield and DEFRA. The events took a trans disciplinary approach to identifying the challenges and...Read full update

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